MLA 7th Style Guide: Lecture/Speech

Lecture or Speech

Format

Speaker’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Presentation.” Meeting or Event Name. Sponsoring Organization. Venue, Location. Date of Lecture or Speech. Form of Delivery.

Example

Hayes, Benjamin. “Allegory of the Cave.” Introduction to Political Theory. College of Southern Nevada. North Las Vegas Campus, North Las Vegas.  14 July 2014. Lecture.

Common Exceptions

Omit any information that is unknown or not applicable, including the Title of the Presentation, Meeting or Event Name or Sponsoring Organization.

Example

Wilkins, Alex. “Breaking into the World of Acting.” West Las Vegas Library, Las Vegas. 7 May 2014. Speech.